How many charities are in the Combined Federal Campaign?
The CFC today is known to be the most inclusive workplace giving campaign in the world with the number of participating charities estimated at over 20,000 nonprofit charitable organizations worldwide.
How do you get on the CFC list?
The only method for applying to the CFC is through the online CFC Application System. Paper applications will not be processed. Organizations are required to apply each year, but a complete application is required only every third year for organizations that were approved for participation in the prior campaign.
What is CFC charity?
CFC is the official workplace giving campaign for the federal community, offering federal employees and retirees the opportunity to support the causes they care about by giving to their charity (or charities) of choice from the thousands that participate.
What is a good AFR for a charity?
Charity watchdogs like the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance say charitable commitment should be no lower than 65%. No charity on our list is below 71%. FUNDRAISING EFFICIENCY This shows the percentage of private donations left after subtracting the costs of getting them.
What is Combined Federal Campaign 2021?
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign. You Can Be the Face of Change and contribute your time or funds when the campaign is open, September 1, 2021 – January 15, 2022.
Who runs the Combined Federal Campaign?
the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
Overseen by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Combined Federal Campaign is the official workplace giving campaign for federal employees and retirees. This year, the CFC celebrates its 60th anniversary. Since its inception, the CFC has raised more than $8.5 billion for charities and people in need.
How much does CFC cost?
For most national CFC charities (with budgets over $1 million), the minimum cost to participate this year will be $2,840 ($570 application fee plus $2,270 listing fee). If your budget is less than $1 million (and more than $250,000), your minimum cost will be $1,125 ($570 application fee plus $555 listing fee).
Are Combined Federal Campaign donations tax deductible?
Are CFC donations tax-deductible? Yes, they are. To itemize charitable CFC tax deductions, you need to complete and attach Schedule A to your form 1040. Alternatively, the IRS allows you to deduct as much as $600 if you make cash deductions and don’t itemize.
Does 60 CFC give 60?
Make a $60 one-time gift in addition to your regular pledge to recognize your “Do 60” effort and the 60th anniversary of the CFC. Even $60 can provide life-changing help to someone in need. Pledge through the online portal or the CFC Giving Mobile App.
What is AFR in Combined Federal Campaign?
Each organization’s listing in the CFC Charity Directory contains a number the government calls the Administrative and Fundraising Rate (AFR). It is intended to help donors understand the administrative overhead of participating charities.
Can federal employees donate to charity?
Yes. Through CFC All-Around Giving, a federal employee can give to any organization that has been approved by a Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC)—irrespective of geographic boundaries.
Does CFC take a percentage?
The percentage that each campaign deducts has always varied widely. For example, the DC CFC’s cost percentage was 9.5% in 2015, not 13%. If a charity gets all or most of its donations from a lower cost campaign like DC’s, the percentage deducted from its checks will be lower.